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Camp Catch-Ya-Breath for children with asthma

April 14, 2023

Camp Catch-Ya-Breath is a free weekend camp that empowers children ages 7-13 to learn how to obtain control of their asthma. The camp is co-hosted by the University of Missouri Respiratory Therapy program and Washington County Memorial Hospital.

At Camp Catch-Ya-Breath, children with asthma learn the importance and benefits of asthma medication while participating in fun activities like swimming, hiking and crafts.

For more information, call 573-438-5451 ext. 288 or email Christina Luksza at

2023 Camp Catch-Ya-Breath

Friday, June 9
Sunday, June 11
YMCA Camp of the Ozarks
13528 State Highway AA
Potosi, MO 63664-9802

Volunteers needed

Volunteers make it possible to offer Camp Catch-Ya-Breath at no charge to families. As a volunteer, you will provide the opportunity for kids to gain the necessary education to better control their asthma, support emotional growth and maximize well-being — all while having the time of their life.